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seven in a row and are in the playoffs. lookout, seattle. >> patrons in silver spring filling up on breakfast and many still filled with excitement from last night's game. >> the redskins carrying it out the rest of the way. >> jim believes the young players on this team have what it takes to win enough games to get to the super bowl. >> you don't give up on nothing as a fan. the burgundy and gold now is really good. >> newness has worked at the diner more than 50 years -- eunice. she said that she felt like she was in heaven last night watching. >> it's great. i'm on top of the world. >> the redskins will play host next weekend. the seattle seahawks will be in town for the redskins' first playoff game since 2007. brianne carter abc 7 news. >> we want you to get in on the action. if you are celebrating a big victory, as a video. we want to hear and see you singing ""hail to the redskins." so e-mail a short video clip and we will play it later this week. coming up, we will check out some of the championship merchandise that is also not for sale -- now for sale. saturday's early ga
, d.c.. last year, he walked from san diego to seattle. we'll be watching him. >>> the neighborhoods surrounding johns hopkins university may soon be getting the makeover. today the president of the college and the mayor will be on hand for the announce. the new plan comes after last year's homewood community partners initiative. it brought together community members and the university to come up with ways to help the north baltimore area thrive more. >>> many couples have been waiting a lifetime for today. >> today same sex couples are unstop closer to -- one step closer to getting legally married. abc2 news' sherrie johnson is downtown live with more on this story. this is a big day. >> reporter: yes, it certainly is. we are here live in front of courthouse east where many same sex couples are expected to line up today for their marriage licenses. the place will be a pretty busy place today. even though they will have the license, they won't actually be able to tie the knot until january 1st when that new law goes into effect. the governor is expected to formally ratify the electio
the seattle z hawks. ask the 49ers. seattle's richard sherman picked up the loose ball and returned it 90 yards. the seahawks led 21-0 on the way to a victory. the seahawks also locked up a playoff birth. >>> dallas forced overtime after trailing new orleans by 14 but drew brees downed marcus colt son and his fumble was recovered. the 21 yard field goal gave new orleans a 34-31 victory. >>> at philadelphia robert griffin iii was back. he found santana moss for a touchdown as washington won its sixth in a row, 27-10. >>> with one week to play the nfc picture has atlanta, san francisco, and green bay all in. the redskins host dallas next week to decide the nfc east. at the moment seattle and minnesota hold the wild cards. home fields are still up for grabs and chicago, dallas, and the new york giants still holding on to some hope. >>> in the afc now, ben roethlisberger was intercepted by cincinnati's reggie nelson who returned the ball to the 46 yard line. with only 14 seconds to play. on the next play andy dalton found a.j. green down the right side for 21 yards. josh brown's 43 yard field
the tracks. i've never seen that before. all captured on this video. this is north of seattle near everette. that freight train was carrying 11 containers some of them were knocked over, split open. but luckily no one was hurt. by the way, those train tracks are closed. they will stay closed until tomorrow. >>> oakland city council did not reach a decision about the proposed lake merritt dog park, delaying the vote until january. jean quan refused to cast the tie-breaking vote. some people say the proposed area should be left for humans. but others say there's no place nearby to let dogs run off leash. >>> another redwood city marina reportedly may be sold displacing more than 100 people who live on their boats. sources tell ktvu that a buyer has been found for the docktown marina. this comes after tenants after nearby pete's harbor were given a january eviction date. people who live there, say 120 people will be forced to relocate. they say many people who live on their boats are on a fixed income and cannot afford to move. >>> 7:25. sal, can you use your traffic magic to help the folks on
inches or more from seattle in western washington all the way down to san francisco, the bay area, even southern california will get heavy rain from the system. >> i understand there's also snow to expect. >> there's a lot of snow to expect. not in california, because pineapple express is this tropical moisture can sometimes move up the coast and give us a high snow level. but if you're talking oregon, and washington and idaho and montana, it's snowing lightly this evening but that snow is really going to pick up later on tonight and especially on sunday. and check out all the winter storm warnings and winter weather advisers. portions of western montana and northern idaho may see two or three feet of snow as soon as tomorrow night. that's not good news for travelers but skiers are going to love a pattern like this. >> paul, thank you. on the other side of the pacific, more saber rattling by north korea. the secretive regime announced today it will pry again to test launch a new long-range rocket. anna werner is in washington tonight. >> reporter: president kim jong-un said his country
cities like chicago, seattle and boston. >> reporter: as chief of surgery at san francisco general hospital, dr. peggy sees pedestrian injuries almost every day. >> hit by a vehicle, you're going to be hurt. if you're an adult, the way that you're struck by cars, you're likely to have lower extremity fractures, rib fractures. if you're a child, you're going to get tossed. you're most likely to have a severe head injury. >> reporter: and in san francisco, two pedestrians are hit on average every single day, with 17 deaths each year, costing the public more than $15 million. >> we pick this day, this time, this area here to make this announcement, that we have a pedestrian strategy that's going on, a serious one. >> reporter: a citywide effort targeting hot spots, urging drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention. a challenge when some feel texting is just not that dangerous. >> not if you're with a group of people. >>> don't text and no need to check the weather app. brian is here with that. >> absolutely. we'll have you all updated on what's going to happen tomorrow. jus
favre. seattle quarterback russell wilson tied peyton manning's record. the seahawks defeated the rams 20-13. nfl coaches on the chopping include include philadelphia's andy reed after a 4-2 losing season. and norv turner is expected to be cut after missing the playoffs three years in a row. and tony sparano will not return after the team finished 30th. four college football games. the sun boul has usc against georgia tech. and chick-fil-a bowl lsu versus clemson. straight ahead a ice rescue that you've never seen before. and last week barbara bush called one of her husband's favorite bands and requested a private concert. the oak ridge boys agreed and gathered in their office to sing over the phone. the 41st president requested "elv ira." they also sang "amazing grace." take a listen. ♪ amazing grace how sweet thou sound ♪ ♪ that saved a wretch like me ...but he'd wait for her forever, for any reason, and would always be there with the biggest welcome home. for a love this strong, dawn only feeds him iams. compared to other leading brands, it has 50% more animal protein. h
. louis, clearing skies, 34. denver, afternoon snow, 37. seattle, morning showers, 44. >>> it's a longstanding christmas tradition in new york city where thousands gather together to sing a famous piece of coral music. it's being celebrated to show the holiday spirit. tony guy da reports. ♪ >> reporter: all year long people fill new york's avery fisher's hall to listen to music. one night a year they come to sing. it's a christmas tradition. ♪ 2,000 people, strangers, uniting as a chorus to perform one of the most familiar pieces of music in the world, handel's "messiah." >> it has everything in it you can look forward to. melodic tunes, rich choruses, emotions, joy, interspekz and more. >> reporter: no wonder there are song-a-long messiah's across the world, much of them in the english-speaking world. ♪ halleluiah ♪ >> reporter: at the memorial church a few miles from avery hall the voices are smaller but spirits are just as strong. this was her first "messiah. . >> you just feel joy use and overwhelming. >> reporter: josh has been coming for decades as a cure for win
played in all of this. don? >> susan, thank you very much. >>> marijuana smokers gathered around seattle's space needle counting down the seconds until the first legal puff of pot. >> three, two, one. hold on a second before you go all cheech and chong on us. you can smoke pot legally in washington state, but still illegal to buy marijuana or sell it or grow it. that's interesting. >>> a legal haze is drifting over washington state's pot smokers as joe johns reports. no one knows how the feds are going to react. >> reporter: there was euphoria the moment pot became legal in washington state. 3,000 miles away in washington, d.c., the justice department and the white house are reviewing how the federal government should respond. at the moment, they're sticking to this statement from the u.s. attorney in seattle, washington, who would prosecute violations there. regardless of the state law, growing, selling or processing any amount of marijuana remains illegal under federal law. the department's responsibility to enforce the controlled substances act remains unchanged. but several former do
. to celebrate, pot smokers have been lighting up in the shadow of seattle's iconic space needle. cnn's miguel marquez is in seattle for us this morning. morning. >> reporter: good morning there. this was only one of many parties across the state with people just taking the first step as this new law is implemented. ♪ >> reporter: the moment recreational pot, anything less than an ounce, no longer illegal in washington state. >> it's amazing. i'm not a criminal anymore. i can't go to jail for small amounts of marijuana. you know, it's -- i'm free to be free. >> reporter: several dozen hard-core smokers showed up here to the base of the space needle, the symbol of the city and of the state to light up at the stroke of midnight. and while the new law does not allow smoking in public places, seattle police and police departments across the state are turning a blind eye tonight, allowing celebrations to light up. this is what you'd assume the stores will look like or something along these lines? >> so, yeah, our stores are going to have the feel of a fine cigar shop. >> jaymon shively, once a hi
in the way of rainfall across seattle and portland it has stopped for today in the san francisco area. some of the rainfall yesterday fell in the form of snow, snow levels at about 5,000 feet. i suppose it could have been worse. elsewhere, looking at a foggy travel across the lower great lakes. we'll talk more about that in the next half hour. guys, back up to you. >> rob marciano, thank you. >>> as each day ticks by, the nation edges closer to going over the fiscal cliff. democrats and republicans cannot agree how to raise revenue and cut spending. on january 1st, as many of you know, taxes go up and doeep spending cuts take effect. the sunday talk shows reflect how far apart they are what we will not do is extend those tax cut force the wealthiest americans. there's no possibility that we will find a way to get our fiscal house in order without those tax rates going back up. >> nobody wants to go over the cliff. that's why the day after the election i tried to speed this process up by making a concession to put revenues on the table. it's unfortunate that the white house has spent three w
the dakotas to des moines and snowy in the northern rockies and cascades. showers from seattle to portland. >> when it comes to temperatures, 30s in boise and salt lake city. only in the teens from billings to minneapolis. omaha, 22. chicago, you're 30. and mostly 40s in the northeast. >>> now to our other major story. former president george h.w. bush is in intensive care after another health setback. a spokesperson says doctors have not been able to lower mr. bush's high fever, so he's been restricted to a liquid diet. the 41st president is said to be alert and speaking with medical staff, conversing very well. mr. bush, who is 88 years old, has been in the hospital since late last month. >>> and former south african president nelson mandela is out of the hospital. government leaders say that the anti-apartheid icon has been released after spending more than two weeks in the hospital. he was suffering from a lung infection and other ailments there. the 94-year-old will receive more medical care at his johannesburg home. >> many are celebrating that move that he's going home, but you know
. they lined up outside a seattle administration building shortly after the governor signed the law. cups were able to pick up their -- couples were able to pick up their wedding certificates and licenses starting this morning. >>> three, two, one. [ cheering and applause ] >> that is president obama and the first family lighting the national christmas tree this evening down on the ellipse. sue palka there was with about 20,000 other people. sue, it looked like just an incredibly fun star studded event. >> it was so much fun and a lot of it had to do with the fact there were some really great performers there this year. neil patrick harris was the host and he's so fun. he's just great. he did a lot of ad libs with rico rodriguez sitting with the first family pretending he was part of the family trying to get in on the family action. we had phillip phillips there performing from american idol, jason mraz and the crowd was really excited to see the fray. i had not heard of the fray. >> me either. >> thank you for saying that because if they're not on wtop, i haven't really heard them lately, but
stores. neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> so brandi, you told us yesterday you were going shopping today to get some stuff on your way back to l.a. did you get anything? >> you know what? oh, look at that. i didn't find anything. this is why. the stores were a lot less crowded. same sales as on christmas weekend. same sales. it was a waste of time. it was nothing discounted even more. so lesson learned. you don't have to do it next year. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now." >>> this morning on "world news now" -- travel trouble. a powerful winter storm barrels into the northeast, snarling roads and flights. >> this is the same deadly storm that cut a path of destruction and spawned tornadoes. and it ain't over yet. it's thursday, december 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm brandi hitt. paula faris is on assignment this morning. and we are up bright and early with you, if you're not able to sleep right now. >> and i'm muhammad lila in for rob nelson. i am so happy to be here. happy to be inside and away from all this weather we
seattle and that is a storm, believe it or not we have to watch here going into the weekend. we do know an area of low pressure will form off of hatteras. the question is does it come up the coast or does it stay offshore? i'm leaning at towards maybe a snow event over the weekend. stay tuned to channel 2, we'll fine tune the forecast closer to the weekend. 40 is your guarantee today. heavy rain, wintery mix to the north. again, a raging snowstorm over western maryland. thursday morning maybe a shot shower, otherwise drying out, we're at 43 degrees. then it's a blend of sunshine and clouds on friday. 42 degrees. watch what happens as we go into the weekend. on saturday that storm will start to mature and it will start to move towards the north. do i think we see some snows starting to move into the area and it certainly will be cold enough to snow if we get that track closer to the coast. 40 on sunday and into the 40s as we go into monday and tuesday. we'll talk more about weather inside "good morning america." we're going to send it on to lauren with a check on traffic. hello, lauren.
146 same-sex couples got married at seattle's city hall, the first day they could legally marry in that state. washington state voters passed same-sex marriage last month. >> i feel so good. i couldn't be happier. it's such a special day for us you, the state and for all of the other couples. >>> nine states allow couples to marry. the supreme court could provide the sweeping ruling that could end the bans on the other states. we should hear their decision about in about six months. >>> former los angeles official who claimed a spinal tumor was to blame for his child pornography addiction will be sentenced. afred abrams will be sentenced for distributing sexually explicit image as. prosecutors want him sense -- sentenced to more than eight years. he said a made his personality altered and he downloaded pornography. >>> a new report from new zealand blames bad construction for the high death toll from a major earthquake in new england. 150 people died when an office building collapsed last year. a government report determined that building was badly damaged. it never should have
if there is a change. >> nfc west rival seattle went to overtime against chicago. russell wilson finds rice before taking a shot at the goal line. it is ruled a touchdown. the seahawks win it 23-17. they lead the nfc wild card race. for the raiders it was a november to forget as they lost all four of the games. three by blowout. oakland was hoping playing a browns team that lost 12 straight on the road and would turn things around. things are tough for the raider faithful right now. the game was blacked out locally. it was career high 364 yards and he finds gordon for a 44-yard touchdown. trailing 13-3 late in the third and oakland finally gets into the end zone. he makes a fantastic grab and it is a 64-yard strike. the lead was down to 3. they were going for a tieing field goal. he is picked off at the 6. the browns then march 90 tour yards and 14 plays trent richardson. 20-17 and coach dennis alan says palmer's interception killed their momentum. >> we can't turn the ball over right there. we have all of the momentum. we are moving the ball. we can't -- we can't have that self-inflicted wound ri
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. >> nfc west rival seattle went to overtime against chicago. russell wilson finds rice before taking a shot at the goal line. it is ruled a touchdown. the seahawks win it 23-17. they lead the nfc wild card race. for the raiders it was a november to forget as they lost all four of the games. three by blowout. oakland was hoping playing a browns team that lost 12 straight on the road and would turn things around. things are tough for the raider faithful right now. the game was blacked out locally. it was career high 364 yards and he finds gordon for a 44-yard touchdown. trailing 13-3 late in the third and oakland finally gets into the end zone. he makes a fantastic grab and it is a 64-yard strike. the lead was down to 3. they were going for a tieing field goal. he is picked off at the 6. the browns then march 90 tour yards and 14 plays trent richardson. 20-17 and coach dennis alan says palmer's interception killed their momentum. >> we can't turn the ball over right there. we have all of the momentum. we are moving the ball. we can't -- we can't have that self-inflicted wound right the
jumps in the way by a man trying to murder a woman, i believe it's seattle. he saved his mom's wife because he has a b.b. gun. it wonder if bob costas will opine on this on sunday. i doubt this. my issue is the way he tries to explain himself. either stands by it and says sorry, i'll inject politics in football or come out and says i shouldn't have do that. instead it's i didn't explain et well enough. i wish we had time. so if we don't get enough time, shut your mouth? >> bob: how could costas not talk about the biggest football story of the day? i don't think he tried to say he shouldn't take responsibility. he should take responsibility. but a guy like that with troubled pass, gun laws allow him to buy a gun is obscene. >> dana: but going gun control rather than talk about domestic violence. maybe it wasn't appropriate at the football game either but he made a choice and it was political. that got him in hot water. admire him for coming on the o'reilly factor. >> greg: coming up, homework is punishment. leigh it up to france. which is a country. apparently they say homework punis
of snow. that's in the northeast. to the west will be the big travel troubles on sunday. from seattle all the with a i to san francisco, the rain and the wind will really slow things up, not only today, tomorrow, but for sunday in the west as well. soledad. >> alexandria steele tonight. ahead, one week after the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary, communities around the country gather for a moment of silence. tonight we'll talk to a long time newtown resident about how the community is coping and four students that survived a similar school shooting in minnesota drove to connecticut to be with the residents of newtown. plus presents the cold truth.r i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still "stubbed" up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast acting decongestant to relieve your stuffy nose. [ sighs ] thanks! [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer pl
who at the time was two, we traveled around the country. big trip. we went to seattle and we went to disney land which was most important, and we traveled to kansas where my grandmother's family was from, and went to chicago and went to yellowstone. we took greyhound buses most of the time and we rented cars and would stay in local motels or howard johnson's and if there was a pool at one of these motels, even if it was just tiny, i would be very excited and the ice machine was exciting and the vending machine, i was really excited about that, but this is at a time when you didn't have 600 stations and 24 hours worth of cartoons and so at night if the tv was on, it was what your parents decided to watch. my mother, that summer, would turn on the tv every night during this vacation and watch the watergate hearings. i can't say that i understood everything that was being discussed, but i knew the issues were important. i knew they spoke to some basic way about who we were and who we might be as americans. so slowly during the course of this trip which lasted about a month, some of t
a five-seed and opening up in seattle and -- . >> it's been a long time, right? >> and that is the last time they won five in a row. >> maybe that is something, i sign of what is to come. >> the crystal ball. scott smith, thank you. >> yeah. >> shawn. >>> josh brent will have to wear an alcohol monitor. he's accused of killing his teammate, jerry brown in an alcohol-involved crash earlier this month. espn is reporting the cowboys are banning him from the sidelines for the remainder of the football season. he's facing intoxication manslaughter charges. >>> coming up, a plan to put more copiesa -- cops on the street in d.c. hits a roadblock. >> and if you have a lead foot, find out where the speed limit is increasing in our area. >>> later, a virginia man comes forward to claim a huge powerball prize. stay with us. . >> hi, i'm colonel karen gibson, standing in sunny kabul, afghanistan. i would like to wish a happy holidays to my friends and family in the fort meade area, especially my husband ken and my children kelly and tom. i love you, miss you, can't wait to see you when i get back.
of the king county auditor's office in seattle. more than 250 licenses issued. the first wedding to take place on sunday. washington was one of three states to approve same-sex marriage in the november elections. >>> back here in the district, there have been delays to the city's medical marijuana program. pat lawson muse has more on what's slowing things down. >> city officials thought the medical marijuana program would be up and running in the district by now. but the news4 iteam has learned they haven't started growing a single plant yet. earlier this year, applicants got the go-ahead to register for licenses, to either grow or sell medical marijuana at ten sites, all six of the cultivation centers are located in northeast, mainly in ward 5. most of the dispensaries are in northwest. there is one in southeast. but it's taking longer than initially thought to get the program going. right now, none of the applicants has received a certificate of occupancy, which they all need before they can get their business licenses to start operating. the city tells the news4 iteam they're waiting for al
yesterday and man lined up outside an administering in seattle. >>> it is probably a safe bet this doesn't happen very often. 911 dispatchers in texas got acall for help from a burglary suspect. christopher moore is accused of breaking into a home early tuesday morning. james garel and his wife and two kids were asleep but he woke up, grabbed his pistol appear cornered a man outside. he order him to drop his keys. moore then jumped into his truck and called 911. >> to be honest with you, at this point, i'mening this dude is not all there. >> officers arrived just minutes after. they arrested the suspect. he is facing burglary charges. the home owner is not being charged. >> my fear is that it was outside. i think there is some law about that. you got to be inside the house or something. >> but he didn't do anything to him, i don't think. >> no, he didn't. >> this is a good thing. no drama there. >>> the cost of driving on toll roads is making headline again this morning. this time, it could be a good thing. >> coming up next, a plan to cut the cost of driving on the icc in half. >>> temp
legally get married. many people wasted little r the time and lined occupy outside a seattle administering building shortly after the governor signed the law yesterday. the law legalizing marijuana possession also went into effect in washington state. adults can have up to one ounce of pot but it is still banned from public use just like drinking alcohol. >>> coming up next, remembering a jazz legend who helped bring the art form to the masses with a hit that can just about put anybody in a good mood. >> but first, we'll have today's forecast that will also make you feel good as we listen to some of that music. we'll check in with gwen when fox 5 morning news continues. q get irresistibly clean and fresh carpets in your home with resolve deep clean powder. the moist powder removes three times more dirt than vacuuming alone while neutralizing odors for a clean you can see, smell and really enjoy. don't just vacuum clean. resolve clean. >>> wear just 19 days away from christmas. how can that be? the national christmas tree lighting ceremony gets started at 4:30 today. this is its 9 onth year
like san francisco, seattle, new york, boston, are great places for this product. adam: sound like a great idea. again the website, people learn more about it, i imagine they want to watch when it will come to their city, if they want to save some money this sounds like an option to follow. >> great, and thank you. adam: thank you, steven. you be well. now small label craft beers are all the rage and big boys like anheuser-busch are scrambling into the market but their push may leave beer lovers feeling skunked. we'll tell you why that brew may be a bust. at the end of the day it is all abouter boo, and then money. ♪ . ♪ . adam: beer lovers beware. before you crack open that artfully seasoned brew, homer simpson help me out. >> beer. adam: thank you, homer. be careful you weren't tricked into buying something else. regardless of industry standards, some of the biggest companies like anheuser-busch and sabmiller are passing off mainstream products as craft beers. it is not hard to guess why. last year overall beer sales in the united states were down 1.3% while craft beer sales
with the feds. more now from nbc's kristen dahlgren. >> four, three, two, one! whooo! >> reporter: at seattle landmarks, a celebration. [ cheers ] >> reporter: washington state's new law makes it legal for adults to possess up to one ounce of marijuana. >> the fist legal imported in washington state. >> reporter: the initiative, passed in the november election, is modeled on alcohol laws. it's still illegal to drive if impaired or possess pot if you're under 21. and technically you're not allowed to smoke in public. though seattle police received a directive to issue verbal warnings only. this is what you can legally possess, one ounce. you can use it in private but stores still won't be licensed to sell it for recreational use for another year. so without a prescription there is still no sale. recreational users are going to say where am i going to go to buy this marijuana? if it's illegal to sell marijuana still. >> reporter: federal law still prohibits marijuana use in any state, and the department of justice is reviewing possible actions. >> the federal government might prosecute anyone w
magnuson's house in seattle reminisce about their days together, and some of those stories i can share on the floor and some i couldn't. but they were longtime friends. and the one story that is written about in warren magnuson's biography by shelby scates is a story about how the two of them, both appropriators, when mount saint helen's grew up, senator magnuson went to senator inouye and said, we need about a billion dollars for the cleanup of mount saint helen's. if you can manly in 198 -- imagine in 1980 what a tremendous amount of money that was. senator inouye's response was, senator magnuson, we have volcanos blowing up all the time in hawaii and we never get a dime. and senator magnuson's response was, just wait, it will be your turn soon. so these are two individuals that forged a relationship, and along with jackson, were some of the big giants of our day in the united states senate. and we certainly in the state of washington benefited greatly from senator inouye's incredible help and support. i know that he traveled to our state many times at my request and participated in
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williams also failed to show up at an arraignment in seattle to face charges he hit a man with microphone and threw chairs at fans. despite all the controversy williams managers say he's not retiring and will continue with his nation-wide tour. >>> police in mill valley have arrested a manager of an assisted living facility on suspicion of fraud, identity theft, and financial elder abuse. mario of novato is suspected of stealing more than $40,000 from a woman who lived at the marin terrorist assisted living facility. the woman has no family and her financial advisor noticed charges she couldn't center made. >>> the federal communications commission is pushing for a change in policy when it comes to the use of electronic devices on flights. right now the faa requires all devices be turned off during takeoff and landing. but the new york time reports the fcc chairman wants passengers to be able to keep using their devices at all times. he sent a letter to the federal aviation administration that says it will review the policy. >>> time now just about 6:19. tara is back. and more accidents i
troubles on sunday. from seattle all the with a i to san francisco, the rain and the wind will really slow things up, not only today, tomorrow, but for sunday in the west as well. soledad. >> alexandria steele tonight. ahead, one week after the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary, communities around the country gather for a moment of silence. tonight we'll talk to a long time newtown resident about how the community is coping and four students that survived a similar school shooting in minnesota drove to connecticut to be with the residents of newtown. this holiday, share everything. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. hurry in for a droid razr m by motorola for $49.99. [ sniffs ] i took dayquil but my nose is still runny. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't treat that. really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold tru
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in the country. >> we have more pedestrian crashes than cities like chicago, seattle and boston. >> reporter: as chief of surgery at san francisco general hospital, dr. peggy knudson sees pedestrian injuries almost every day. >> you could get hit by a vehicle, you're going to get hurt. if you are an adult, the way that you're struck by cars, you' likely to have pelvic fractures, lower extremity fractures, rib fractures. if you are a child, you're going to get tossed and you're most likely to have a severe head injury. >> reporter: and in san francisco, two pedestrians are hit on average every, single day. with 17 deaths each year costing the public more than $15 million. that's got the attention of mayor ed lee. >> we pick this day and this time and this area here to make this announcement that we have a pedestrian strategy that's going on a serious one. >> reporter: a citywide effort targeting hot spots urging drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention, a challenge when some feel texting is just not that dangerous. >> not if you are with a group of people. >> reporter: dr. kim mu
there. dozens gathered at the king county auditor's office in seattle to get state licenses. more than 250 of them were issued. meanwhile, marijuana smokers in the state are legally lighting up this evening as a new law legalizing krek creation al marijuana use took effect. under the measure people can have up to an ounce of pot, however, they're not allowed to smoke it in public. >>> president barack obama paid a visit to a family in fairfax county today as part of the push to avoid what they call the fiscal cliff. the president heard how tax increases would affect a middle class family like that one if no deal is reached by the end of the year. democrats and republicans are still at an impasse over raising taxes for the top 2% of the nation's earners. >>> police arrested a 17-year-old student in montgomery county who brought a gun to school this morning. the campus officer arrested octavio estevez in rock vail. he was not supposed to be at school today but showed up anyway. the campus officer asked him to leave. when he didn't, the officer searched him and found an unloaded handgun i
, "seattle times," flu season off to the earliest start in a decade, and the strain making the rounds tends to make people more sick than other versions, particularly dangerous for the eld elderly. typically spikes in january or february. >>> the "new york times" this holiday shopping season, toy makers are catering to a growing number of dads who are increasingly making the buying decisions for the families. one example, for the first time in 50 years, mattell has introduced construction barbie and a barbie building set designed with male shoppers in mind. some stores are being reorganized to appeal more to male sensibilities. the reason why they are shopping more is because they can sit their butts down in a big chair with their laptops and buy online. >> speaking of mean, willie -- >> i need some clarification. so grown men are buying barbie dolls because they're doing construction? >> don't -- >> sorry. don't pretend you don't know that. >> i don't quite understand the story. >> you know i wake up early every morning, and so saturday and sunday morning, i -- i go to my -- and by the way
retailers that have closed down. >> based in seattle, amazon was started in the mid-90s to sell books online and forears made no profit, but it soon became clear that the founder and his notoriously secretive company had bigger plans. they started expanding in the late 1990s into videos, music, games, electronics, kitchenware, clothing, shoes, business services, information storage. amazon turned the corner to profitability in 2002, and today, amazon is a $100 billion global company. and though he declined our request for an interview, he recently told fortune magazine -- >> our goal is to be the most customer obsessed company. we like tofia find, is there someone out there doing some element better than we, and if so, how do we improve? >> while that may be good news for millions of consumers who enjoy amazon's low prices, it is daunting for many businesses. even those that call amazon a partner. >> it's a wolf in sheep's clothing, is probably a better way to describe it. >> this woman is a retail analyst at forests research, and she said amazon has a pattern. find a company with a good pro
coast in seattle, washington, what do you say, barbara? caller: well, i tell you i talked to conservative relative of a relative. and i asked them this evening, i said, did the moon come up? they said, yeah. no dogs barking? no nobody running out of their bedroom yelling, the gays are married? i said, well if god is isn't having a problem with it why are you guys having a problem with it? >> bill: yeah, no. listen, great, great comment. and, you know, also, the idea that if you allow the gaze to get married, it's going to destroy traditional marriage yeah. i think straight couples are doing a good job of destroying traditional marriage on their own, with the divorce rate. >> peter: exactly. >> this is "the bill press show." [ music ] [ music ] >> chatting with you live at, this is "the bill press show," live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: hey, you got it. thirty-three minutes after the hour now, this is the full court press on monday morning coming to you live from our nation's capitol. and we are bought to you t
through. jason is on our line from -- for republicans calling from seattle, washington. caller: thank you for taking my call. ms. summers, you exhibit the knowledge that is rarely seen on the "washington journal" about things of this nature. one senators set to another senator, we should just go over the -- 1 senator said to another senator, we should just go over the cliff. i do not know if people would be happy if they paid attention to her little conference. i appreciate your knowledge of sequestration. guest: thank you so much for your call. i actually spoke to senator patty murray. she said, let's just go over the cliff and see what happens. we have been calling them the cliff jumpers. she said to me, if there is not some kind of fix -- see is optimistic there would be one -- that would be detrimental for washington and outside of the seattle area. that is a concern i am hearing from her and other representatives from the states of washington. despite the rhetoric that sometimes goes on on capitol hill, that is something she is concerned about. she recognizes how important that is. t
. minneapolis, fargo in the single digits. and out west, more rain from seattle to san francisco on tuesday. really, it's the west coast getting slammed with all this rain, especially san francisco. >> skiing, white christmas, i love it. alexandre, thank you very much. >> sure. >>> there's a 12 days of christmas but we're just ten days to the fiscal cliff. could these two men end up being the grinches that steal christmas? we'll talk live to republican congressmen about what's stopping the president and the house speaker from reaching a deal. i always wait until the last minute. can i still ship a gift in time for christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. >>> we're just ten days away from the country going over the so-called fiscal cliff, automatic tax increases on nearly every american and huge spending cuts to defense and social programs are set to take effect the 1st of january unless the president and congress reach a new budget deal. but most lawmaker
maine. a chilly morning from boston to d.c. rain from seattle to portland. up to 10 inches of mountain snow in the cascades. and sierra nevada. >> 40s from seattle to san francisco, 20s from the twin cities to kansas city. and 30s for the midwest and northeast. >>> moving to the other big story, president obama and top lawmakers meet at the white house today on the fiscal cliff. whether they'll be able to reach a compromise is still an open question, but just in case, speaker john boehner has called house members to a rare sunday session. here's abc's jonathan karl with more. >> reporter: president obama cut short his hawaiian vacation, rushing back to washington where storm clouds, real storm clouds are gathering over the capitol. instead of deal making, it's name calling. the top democrat in the senate, accusing the republican speaker of the house of running a dictatorship. they say they haven't given up, but it sounds that way. >> i don't know time wise how it can happen now. >> here we are, once again, at the end of the year, staring at a crisis we should have dealt with literally
. >>> katt williams was arrested yesterday in seattle. police say he was fighting with an employee at a bar. the day before he was caught on tape slapping an employee at a target store in sacramento. and then days before that, he had a run-in with police after almost running down five pedestrians. he had a very public meltdown on stage at the oracle arenena next month. >>> later on today, nhl players will -- will meet and try to end the lockout. the owners will not be there. this comes four days after federal mediation failed. >>> 7:49. the pope is joining the twitter nation. the vatican announced today that pope benedict has his own twitter handle and will start to tweet december 12th and he will be doing it in six languages. this may be a challenge known for his hefty vol ums on -- volumes on theology. the pope already has more than 86,000 followers. >>> the first ever text message was sent 20 years ago today. an engineer used a computer terminal to send the messing a -- message merry christmas in 1972. although it is using -- losing popularity with sales. but it is the most used. >>> rep
sierra nevada mountains. >>> shoppers at a seattle macy's had to be hospitalized when an escalator they were riding malfunctioned. >> fire to the end zone. touchdown. >> broncos with their eighth straight win. >> all that -- >> three, two, one! >> my 50th birthday, she gives everybody a car and then she's all, thank you for coming to gayle's birthday! >> we're talking about oprah, right? >> no, of course not. >>> and all that matters. >> south carolina tea party says jim demint is resigning. >> leaving the senate a lot better than i found it. >> jim demint leaves some big shoes to fill. >> jim demint leaves some big shoes to fill. then again -- captioning funded by cbs en again -- >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. the northeastern coast of japan is still recovering from a devastating tsunami, less than two years ago. this morning, history threatened to repeat itself. >> that's right. a major earthquake struck in the pacific ocean overnight, setting off tsunami warnings in that same area that was hit so hard back in ma
with any of these challenges. he was lying through his teeth. paul calling from out in seattle, washington. what do you say? >> hey bill, listen, i was born and raised in detroit michigan. i'm proud alumnus of michigan state university. i have family back there. but i gotta tell you i'm unsympathetic and let me tell you why. the attitude of people back there, even democrats is that anybody who's got two more nickels to run together than i do their attitude is take his nickels away! don't give me some more. it is take somebody else's away. they knew what they were voting for. the whole legislature the governor everything is all right wing. they've been doing this for 20 years since they got john engler in there. that's when i left. the people of michigan are going to have to pull their heads out of their rears and start waking up to what -- the thing that really makes me angry is not so much what's going to happen to them but how it hurts labor around the country! >> bill: sure. and you know other states, paul,
to seattle. heavy downpours around vegas, phoenix and albuquerque. mountain snow in the four corners of the southwest breaking from that trend in the north. thunderstorms around dallas and wichita. >> 50s in kansas city and from boston to baltimore, 40s. 30s from salt lake city to fargo and blizzard whiteout conditions in tampa. yes. i'm stunned. >>> sports stars do many things to please their fans. but the houston rockets' latest effort to sing is pretty embarrassing and thusly is our favorite story of the day. ♪ i made it out of clay and when it's dry and ready ♪ ♪ then dreidel i -- oh, my gosh. >> jeremy lin stumbling through the lyrics in the favorite hanukkah song. >> oy vay. >> shooting bricks. >> linsanity. there we go, folks. i still can't get over that weather news. >>> coming up next, what your last name could be worth. a florida guy sold his last name for $45,000. >> really? >> $45,000. >> i'm thinking nelson would go for -- >> nickels. >>> and looking like a million bucks with help from one of hollywood's top glamour experts. get your style on, it's all coming up. >
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